If you have the assumption that you could only go fast if you ride a road bike with dropbars, well you could just be proven wrong, because Merida has launched their latest 2016 lineup of ‘Speeders’, a true road bike but with flat handlebars instead of the usual dropbars.
The Speeder is a blend of speed and fun all rolled into a complete bike package that is also more practical for everyday use, whether it is used for your daily commute to and from the office, a quick trip to the convenience store, or a leisurely long distance ride, the Speeder gives you a more upright and comfortable riding position so that you can enjoy the entire r...
Directions for use: Shake well. Apply a stream of lube to the chain at the cassette. (Do not drip on the lube, like oil, because it’s not oil) Get it really wet, this stuff cleans and lubes all in one. Freewheel the chain backwards for about 5 seconds, then wipe off all of the excess lube. All of it! (You can’t wipe the chain too much, so really wipe it down good.) RNR works great in cold weather but should be applied in a warm environment.
HYDROCARBONS. Most people are familiar with how they have powered the 20th century, in the form of petrol, diesel and kerosene (also known as jet fuel). But these legacy handmedowns of dinosaurs f...
History of Torpado and the Impudent Nearco
Thoroughbred Italian Stallion
Impudent in Italian translates into “wild spirit”, and the Nearco was named after an Italian-bred racehorse that is described by Thoroughbred Heritage as "one of the greatest racehorses of the Twentieth Century" and "one of the most important sires of the century."
That the thoroughbred horse lived from 1935 to 1957 is an indication of where this Italian bicycle brand draws its inspiration.
Born to race
History has it that Torpado began life in at Via Nicolò Tommaseo in Padua then moved to the Industrial Zone, in 1895. In the beginning, Torpado’s early frames were made from steel with aluminum handlebar...